A prize is an award to be given to a person or a group of people to recognise and reward actions or achievements. Official prizes often involve monetary rewards as well as the fame that comes with them. Some prizes are also associated with extravagant awarding ceremonies, such as the Academy Awards.
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... Rogers (Lemelson-MIT Prize) Elizabeth Hausler (Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability) Alice Chen (Lemelson-MIT Student Prize) Scott Diagle (Lemelson-MIT Illinois Student Prize ...
... James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction A ... Their England James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography Violet Clifton, The Book of Talbot Newbery Medal for children's literature Elizabeth Foreman Lewis ...
... The Lemelson Foundation awards several prizes yearly to inventors in United States ... The largest is the Lemelson-MIT Prize which was endowed in 1994 by Jerome H ... The winner receives $500,000, making it the largest cash prize for invention in the U.S ...
... Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia Pulitzer Prize for Drama Donald L ... Coburn, The Gin Game Pulitzer Prize for Fiction James Alan McPherson, Elbow Room Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Howard Nemerov, Collected Poems ...
... The Kyoto Prize (京都賞, Kyōto-shō?) has been awarded annually since 1985 by the Inamori Foundation, founded by Kazuo Inamori ... The prize is a Japanese award similar in intent to the Nobel Prize, as it recognizes outstanding works in the fields of philosophy, arts, science and technology ... Prizes are given in the fields of Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences and Arts and Philosophy ...
More definitions of "prize":
- (noun): Something given as a token of victory.
- (noun): Something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery.
Example: "The prize was a free trip to Europe"
- (noun): Goods or money obtained illegally.
Synonyms: loot, booty, pillage, plunder, swag, dirty money
- (verb): To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open.
Synonyms: pry, prise, lever, jimmy
Famous quotes containing the word prize:
“In the corrupted currents of this world
Offences gilded hand may shove by justice,
And oft tis seen the wicked prize itself
Buys out the law; but tis not so above:
There is no shuffling.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Eternall God, O thou that onely art
The sacred Fountain of eternall light,
And blessed Loadstone of my better part;
O thou my hearts desire, my souls delight,
Reflect upon my soul, and touch my heart,
And then my heart shall prize no good above thee;
And then my soul shall know thee; knowing, love thee;
And then my trembling thoughts shall never start
From thy commands, or swerve the least degree,
Or once presume to move, but as they move in thee.”
—Francis Quarles (15921644)
“He saw, he wishd, and to the prize aspird.
Resolvd to win, he meditates the way,
By force to ravish, or by fraud betray;
For when success a lovers toil attends,
Few ask, if fraud or force attaind his ends.”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)